Economic Development



Economic Development Office
660 E. Civic Lane
P.O. Box 1520
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 489-8754 or
(208) 489-8755

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The mission of the Eagle Economic Development Department is to help foster an environment that supports and encourages the maintenance, growth, and enhancement of a high quality of life, increases economic opportunities, and provides a place for businesses to grow and be successful.

We accomplish this through the recruitment of new business, the retention and expansion of existing businesses, downtown revitalization, tourism, workforce development, entrepreneurial and small business development, and promoting the city as an innovative, knowledge-based community with an exorbitant quality of life.


We view economic development as a collaborative process, resulting in an atmosphere that benefits the community and businesses alike.  We place a high value on relationships, trust, and support of our residents, employers and employees within our community.


The City of Eagle has a dedicated economic development team that acts as the central point of contact for existing Eagle businesses and businesses looking to make Eagle their home.

For new businesses looking to locate in Eagle or existing businesses looking to expand, our team acts as the central point of contact for development projects, opening the lines of communication and offering solutions to issues or conflicting regulations, and will follow the project through to completion.   Our team will provide one-on-one guidance and assistance in navigating the City’s development processes and help to coordinate and aid in communication between project applicants and city staff.   This allows for coordinated and efficient movement of applications between departments and agencies.  Our team offers a fast response to your needs and the flexibility required to achieve your goals.  In Eagle, we understand business and the need to get you open as quickly as possible.  Your goal of doing business is the City’s goal also.  Our goal being to ensure that coordinated efforts between departments and the business community yields a smooth development process and gets you to where you want to be.

In addition to being the initial point of contact, the Economic Development Department serves to assist applicants in understanding the City’s requirements, which will enable them to submit complete applications and avoid possible delays; work as a liaison between City departments and outside agencies, including Planning, Building, Trails and Pathways, City Clerks, Water, Fire, and others as needed from application submittal through permit plan check; and, facilitate communication and positive working relationships.

Our Economic Development Department provides free and confidential services to existing Eagle companies,  and to new companies considering the City of Eagle as their location choice. 

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance navigating the development processes
  • Expedited permitting
  • Assistance with workforce and recruitment training needs
  • Business education
  • Confidential and custom site location assistance
  • Detailed, comprehensive site/building information
  • Facilitation of state and local incentives
  • Financial resources
  • Introductions to professional service providers and partners
  • Labor market analysis and demographics
  • Meetings with community and business leaders
  • Personal community and site tours
  • Tailored market research

Resources for Businesses

Thinking about locating or growing your business in Eagle?  Here’s everything you need to know.

Resources for Brokers and Site Selectors

Do you represent clients looking to locate in Eagle?  These resources will allow your clients to make an informed decision.

Resources for Developers

Do you have a development project in Eagle or are you looking for development opportunities?  Click here for development information. 


The utilization of economic development tools and resources help the City to diversify its tax base and maintain a high quality of life for residents. Beyond many traditional economic development roles, we also advocate for the company throughout the entire project life-cycle, from initial contact through move-in and beyond. We assess all aspects of a potential project and determine which local, state, federal and regional incentives may apply based upon the project’s specifics.

Need Business Assistance?

Click below to fill out the Business Information Request Form.
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